'Big Bang Theory': Moving in, breaking up and a one night stand
May 20th, 2011
04:13 PM ET

'Big Bang Theory': Moving in, breaking up and a one night stand

Leonard and Sheldon have drifted further and further apart all season, to the point where Sheldon finally got a new roommate in Raj on Thursday night's season finale of "The Big Bang Theory."

Of course, Raj had to go through a long, arduous process to even become a temporary roommate, including involuntary blood work. "Not important" how that happened, Sheldon said.

As for Leonard's relationship with Priya, it crashed and burned, as anyone could have predicted, especially once her parents inadvertently broke the news to him that she was moving back to India.

Things also went sour for Howard and (soon-to-be-doctor) Bernadette after his jealousy over her success came to the surface after she bought him a nice watch: ""I just want my baby to have pretty things."

Things are more or less the same for another couple, though. Amy and Sheldon are still as platonic as ever, though she did teach him how to massage his own back. "My hands are magic!" Sheldon exclaimed.

"I could just as easily have paralyzed you," warned Amy.

None of that was anywhere near as surprising as a hung over Raj and Penny finding themselves in Leonard's old bed together (though I saw it coming as soon as the alcohol started flowing). After Raj nodded at Penny's suggestion that they keep this on the downlow, she responded, "Really? Still can't talk to me?"

The secret was short-lived however, when Sheldon, Howard, and yes, Leonard saw the pair emerge from the bedroom. Sheldon, of course, still didn't get what had happened.

A great finale after a season that had its ups and downs. I gotta wonder where things will go with the group next year. Aside from Penny, Raj still has that crush on Bernadette.

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soundoff (19 Responses)
  1. Barbara Atcheson

    My husband and I love the Big Bang Theory. It is hilarious. Keep up the good writing please.

    June 1, 2011 at 12:51 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Penny's Pooper

    I'm tight and you're not.

    May 23, 2011 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  3. CommonSense

    I liked the season finale, although I agree that the Raj + Penny situation just didn't fit. I'm glad Pria is leaving, I never really liked her character. Hopefully we see Penny and Leonard get back together at some point next season, and I look forward to seeing more of the "Shamy"

    May 22, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  4. watch all the time

    Love the show so much figured they would cancel it

    May 22, 2011 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  5. twisted

    That penny is a thousand dimes!

    May 21, 2011 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Dudley

    that penny just isnt worh a nickel

    May 21, 2011 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  7. sasha

    Its funny. I find the penny character to remind me of early rachel green from friends. Same sort of intellect, wit and perkiness.

    May 21, 2011 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
  8. sarah

    i want cable again... 🙁 can't wait for this season to go on DVD.

    May 21, 2011 at 5:10 am | Report abuse |
  9. Gina

    This was the first year that I have watched a whole season. I must credit the "New Time Same Theory" commercials run over and over again during big brother. I love this show and am watching seasons 1-3 this summer. Priya was the one character I did not like as I found her devisive and the cast as such great chemistry. Hope she never returns!

    May 20, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Joyosity

    The show is cute and corny and Sheldon is a master. I have seen Jim on talk shows and unlike most sit com actors he is as ON on a talk show as he is on the series. I love him!

    May 20, 2011 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  11. sasha

    love it all. Very twisty episode. I am going to agonize waiting for next season. It should be on an hour a day every day like a soap.

    May 20, 2011 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • George Washington

      So Lumber Jack, do you cut down trees, skip and jump and like to press wild flowers? Do put on women's clothing and hang around in bars?

      June 3, 2011 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  12. Eric

    I loved it minus the Raj + Penny aspect. Not liking that at all.

    May 20, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |

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